The Sheriff's Office is now accepting appointments for FINGERPRINTING. Follow this link to schedule.


Note: For electronic fingerprints that require electronic submission release of information for SBI, ensure you receive the form from the requested agency.  If you do not have the required forms, we cannot fingerprint you.

For CCW Fingerprints follow this link. Conceal Carry

Please use Google Chrome to access the above two links until further notice.

If you have issues with the above links please contact: or call (855) 642-2453

OCSO Site Changes Today 06 Dec 2021

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Tuesday 8am - 5pm
Wednesday 8am - 7pm
Thursday 8am - 5pm
Friday 8am - 5pm

                                                        New Sheriff's Office App

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office now offers a custom mobile app for iPhone and Android devices. To locate and download the free phone application, search your phone's app store for “Orange County Sheriff NC.” The icon is a challenge coin and the main screen features a blue background with two cars in front of UNC’s Old Well.

The Office now accepts: Mastercard, Visa, and Debit cards.

Note: After hours, weekends and holidays the phones are transferred to the Detention Center (919) 245-2940.